FLAMES (49-23-7) at KINGS (29-40-9)
10 p.m. ET; PRIME, SNW, NHL.TV
Anze Kopitar will play his 1,000th NHL game when the Los Angeles Kings play the Calgary Flames at Staples Center on Monday.
Kopitar will be the fourth player with 1,000 games for the Kings, joining Dustin Brown (1,113), Dave Taylor (1,111) and Luc Robitaille (1,077). Kopitar has 885 points (311 goals, 574 assists) in 999 games.
The Kings are 4-1-1 in their past six games, including three straight wins at home.
The Flames, who clinched the Pacific Division and Western Conference with a 5-3 win against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday, are one point from having the second-most in any season in their history. They have 105 points, matching the 1987-88 Flames. The Calgary/Atlanta Flames record is 117 points in 1988-89.
Players to watch
Flames center Sean Monahan has five points (three goals, two assists) in his past two games.
Kings forward Dustin Brown has 10 points (five goals, five assists) in his past 10 games.
They said it
"We set a standard here that ultimately we executed." -- Flames defenseman Dalton Prout on finishing first in the Western Conference
"It certainly makes it special. To hit it with one team, that doesn't happen very often." -- Kings forward Anze Kopitar on reaching 1,000 NHL games
Flames projected lineup
Johnny Gaudreau -- Sean Monahan -- Elias Lindholm
Sam Bennett -- Mark Jankowski -- James Neal
Andrew Mangiapane -- Derek Ryan -- Garnet Hathaway
Michael Frolik -- Alan Quine-- Austin Czarnik
Oscar Fantenberg -- Rasmus Andersson
Juuso Valimaki-- Dalton Prout
Oliver Kylington -- Michael Stone
Scratched: Mark Giordano, TJ Brodie, Mikael Backlund, Matthew Tkachuk, Travis Hamonic, Noah Hanifin
Kings projected lineup
Alex Iafallo -- Anze Kopitar -- Dustin Brown
Carl Grundstrom -- Adrian Kempe -- Tyler Toffoli
Kyle Clifford -- Jeff Carter -- Trevor Lewis
Austin Wagner -- Michael Amadio -- Ilya Kovalchuk
Derek Forbort -- Drew Doughty
Alec Martinez -- Matt Roy
Kurtis MacDermid -- Sean Walker
Scratched: Paul LaDue, Dion Phaneuf, Jonny Brodzinski
Injured: Brendan Leipsic (lower body)
Valimaki, the No. 16 pick of the 2017 NHL Draft, was recalled from Stockton on the American Hockey League on Monday. He has two points (one goal, one assist) in 22 games with the Flames. … Bennett will return after missing five games because of an upper-body injury. … Kovalchuk will play after being scratched the past six games. … Kings coach Willie Desjardins was not optimistic that Leipsic would play again this season.
Gaudreau has four assists during a three-game point streak. … Kopitar has nine points (two goals, seven assists) in his past eight games.